#VU62044 Input validation error


Published: 2022-04-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62044

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
R6400v2
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users
R6700v3
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker on the local network can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://kb.netgear.com/000064807/Security-Advisory-for-Denial-of-Service-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2021-0022


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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